Click here for a list of accepted and non-accepted materials.
Certain fees do not apply to San Marcos residential garbage and multifamily recycling customers. Waived fees are limited to 5 passenger tires, 1 TV, 2 computer monitors, and 2 freon-bearing appliances per year. A City of San Marcos Utility Bill with the "Recycling Center Fee" must be shown. The utility bill needs to be in the owner's name. The above items are ONLY accepted during business hours with an employee present in order to verify the utility bill information. Any placement of these items in the drop-off outside of business hours will be considered illegal dumping.
Hours of Operation:
Household recycling drop-off:
Open 24-hours, seven days a week
Tire, electronic, & appliance drop-off:
Monday - Friday 8 am - 5 pm; Saturday 8 am - noon
Green Guy Recycling purchases all ferrous and non-ferrous metals, including copper, aluminum, brass, radiators, stainless steel, batteries, steel, and iron. Call the office for current prices. Click here to view more information.
Buy Back Hours:
Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm; Saturday 8 am-noon
There are construction materials and salvaged items from demolition jobs and various materials from customers who drop off material available for purchase. Inventory changes frequently. Click here to view more information.